Estate Division

experienced and capable of handling any large scale residential project

Carrell’s Estate Division is rapidly growing after it’s three most successful Estate projects, with 100% customer satisfaction. Since 2008, Carrell has constructed two 18,000 sf, Estate size homes in remote locations. The third is currently under construction and is approximately 30,000 sf.

  • The first home, is an 18,000 sf home in Florence, South Carolina. This home sits on two lots and overlooks a world reknown golf course. The home is an Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) home and recently won an International award in Las Vegas, Nevada for “Best ICF Home” in the world by ICF Builder Magazine. The home is designed using Mediterranean architecture. It sits on 6’ of compacted fill dirt, and features countless upgrades including: 18 Seer HVAC equipment, Spray Foam Insulation, Infinity Edge Pool/Jacuzzi, Stone Columns, Stone Fireplace, Marble Floors, Textured Paint finishes, Conditioned Wine Cellar, Clay Tile Roof, and many more…. (click here to see the gallery)
  • The second home, is an 18,000 sf home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It too has a Mediterranean influence. The home sits up on a hill on approximately 5 acres of land. The interior of the home is immaculate: old world design, with stain grade knotty alder wood baseboard/casing/and interior doors. It features numerous upgrades including: conditioned crawlspace, Swimming Pool with firepits, travertine marble driveways and walkways, 20 Seer HVAC equipment, Steam Room, Textured Paint finishes, Marble flooring, and many more… (click here to see the gallery)
  • The third home, still under construction and largest project to date, is a 30,000 sf home in a confidential North Carolina location, and is European/Mediterranean architecture. The home is engineered to withstand 150 mph winds. The entire home is built with concrete- walls and floors. All windows and doors are impact resistant glass. The home sits on 3 lots, overlooking water. Numerous upgrades include: humongous infinity edge pool, exorbitant number of retaining walls and landscape details, Pool grotto made of real stone, geothermal HVAC system, granite baseboard throughout, marble floors, Venetian Pilaster walls, Wine Cellar, and many more….

As a long term Custom Builder, Carrell is experienced and capable of handling any large scale residential project in the Carolinas. From contract types (fixed price, cost plus, etc), to permanent site manager, to numerous other specialized services, the Carrell Group is the best suited builder in the Carolinas for highly custom projects of this type. Please contact us if this service seems suited for you. Our team will travel to you for initial meetings and analysis.



Living on the waterfront in the NC coast is beautiful and has many advantages, but it is also a challenging environment for a house. With no buffer, the house is daily subjected to strong winds, salt air, and ocean noises. Then during any type of storm, the water and wind are fierce! The ICF concept is ideal for this environment. Its benefits are many, but I summarized them by saying "that the house is tight ...almost like sealed". Noise is minimal, water issues are of little concern because...

- Jerry Reynolds
Calabash, NC 2006

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